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With a Woman's Voice: A Writer's Struggle for Emotional Freedom
by Lucy Daniels (Goodreads Author)
Having written a bestselling book at 22, survived a harrowing battle with anorexia nervosa, and pursued a successful career as a clinical psychologist, Lucy Daniels has led a remarkable life. In "With a Woman's Voice: A Writer's Struggle for Emotional Freedom," her first book in 40 years, Daniels shares the experience of overcoming emotional hardships and gaining valuable ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published January 28th 2002 by Madison Books
(first published November 29th 2001)
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Mediocre account of depression and anorexia nervosa not to mention emotional abuse and repression. It was interesting to see how an eating disorder can be triggered by depression. The author is now a psychologist so she had many interesting insights into her behaviour as a child, and of course it is always educational to see how the mentally ill were treated in the past few decades as opposed to the way they are treated/viewed now. Reminiscent of The Bell Jar in that respect.
Lucy Daniels is a writer and clinical psychologist who uses the lessons learned in her personal victory over anorexia nervosa and writer's block to assist others. Her novels include the best-seller and Guggenheim Fellowship winner, Caleb My Son (1956), High on a Hill (1961), and Eyes of the Father (2005). A memoir, With a Woman's Voice: A Writer's struggle for Emotional Freedom (2002) and Dreaming ...moreMore about Lucy Daniels...